Portland, Ore. – There’s a candlelight vigil tonight at the University of Portland for a student whose been missing since Sunday. Owen Klinger is a Portland native and a U of P freshman. Portland police, along with his family and friends, are still searching for Owen. We spoke with his father Dustin Klinger during a search yesterday at Cathedral Park. His Dad says Owen was not prepared to be out in this cold weather for this long of a time. Tonight’s candlelight vigil starts at 8:30pm at the Chapel on the University of Portland campus.
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University of Portland officials will hold a candlelight prayer vigil in support of first-year student Owen Klinger, who has been missing from campus and made no contact with family or friends since Sunday night, October 6. An investigation by the Portland Police Bureau into his disappearance is ongoing. Rev. Mark Poorman, C.S.C., President of the University of Portland, will lead the prayer services. The vigil is planned as a religious gathering in support of the Klinger family, UP campus community and those who know Owen, as the University prepares for fall break on October 14-18.
WHEN: Thursday, October 10 at 8:30 p.m. (Requested media arrival, check-in and set-up at 8 p.m.)
WHERE: Chapel of Christ the Teacher
University of Portland
5000 North Willamette Blvd.
Portland, OR 97203